Beer Gardens in Cardiff

When the sky is clear and the sun decides to make an appearance, there are few better ways to soak up all that vital vitamin D that by having a few drinks in a beautifully decorated beer garden. Boasting a long line-up of great pubs and bars, Cardiff is always going to hold the perfect location for your lazy weekends and frivolous after work drinks. So without further ado, we've compiled an enticing list of sun-soaked, beautifully-decorated beer gardens in Cardiff.

Last updated on 25th March 2020

The Flora

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To soak up the sun and take in some outside air, The Flora is a brilliant choice with their cute garden complete with astroturf, picnic tables and plenty of space. Grab a cocktail, beer or juicy burger and get ready for heady summers in Cathays' favourite watering hole..

Home to one of the sunniest beer gardens in Cardiff, this friendly Cathedral Road boozer is the only place you'll want to find yourself come July. Nab a table on the terrace and prepare to sink pints and feast on tasty pub grub until dusk falls. 

The Vulcan Lounge on Wyverne Road offers everything you could possible want from a traditional British pub. A great selection of beer and a friendly clientele makes for a fun ambience, while the quaint beer garden, framed by vine-covered walls, acts as a sanctuary to escape the bustle of the city. 

Cardiff's favourite cinema, theatre space and community hub is also a delightful spot to enjoy some summer sunshine with a drink in hand. Head over to Pontcanna where you'll be able to sink some seriously good cocktails, or enjoy a classic cold pint in the arts centre's charming outdoor area.

Boasting a balcony area on the pub's first floor alongside an elevated outdoor patio, the Dock is a fun pub sat in the heart of Mermaid Quay. Sleek and stylish, with stunning waterfront views, this unique take on the beer make garden makes for a perfect post-office jaunt, or pretty spot to enjoy with the other half.

A community pub with a whole lotta heart, The Landsdowne offers regulars and stop-ins alike the chance to sample some excellent craft beers and soak up some sunshine in their sprawling yard space complete with picnic benches and regular outdoor events.

Nestled in the heart of Cardiff, the Pen & Wig is a beautiful looking pub that's built into the hustle and bustle of the city's busy roads. Only a short walk away from the ever-vibrant Queen Street, guests that walk past the lively bar will find the venue's cosy beer garden stocked full of large table umbrellas and with a refreshing open set up.